Disinfo Defense League Policy Platform
The Disinfo Defense League Policy Platform is a series of legislative, executive, and international recommendations addressing disinformation. The recommendations were developed by a diverse group of organizations focused on combatting racialized disinformation in response to the failure of tech companies and the media to take the steps necessary to protect the information space. The list of policy recommendations has been backed by a number of nonprofits.
Nepal Fact Check
Center for Media Research – Nepal (CMR Nepal) is an autonomous, research and policy-oriented, not-for-profit non-governmental policy think tank registered with Nepal Government and Social Welfare Council and is based in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal.
CMR-Nepal’s main focus is to enhance the knowledge content of policy making and media development by conducting researches aimed at informing Nepal’s policymakers and media stakeholders.
Research and Education
Within the disinformation and memory studies direction, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) team is developing tools in several ways. Firstly, IDFI research historical roots and disinformation narratives that are weaponized in contemporary times. Secondly, IDFI develops academic courses that are offered to the students in schools of media and social sciences, and to representatives of CSOs and civil servants.
Engaging Women in Politics in Uganda
Organized an e-conference for over 150 women candidates for elected office in Uganda, with a focus on navigating social barriers to political participation, including misinformation and cyberbullying
Defending Digital Democracy
Connects academic research on disinformation threats and vulnerability to governments, CSOs, technology firms, political organizations
Supports original research into disinformation vulnerability and resilience with public opinion research, analytical pieces, narrative monitoring, and mainstream and social media monitoring, both in house and in collaboration with local partners in Europe.
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Ethical Digital Commitment
Pledge signed by political parties and technology/social network companies committing to avoiding fake news and mechanisms of disinformation that may affect upcoming elections.
Take Back the Tech
Take Back The Tech! is a call to everyone, especially women and girls, to take control of technology to end violence against women. It's a global, collaborative campaign project that highlights the problem of tech-related violence against women, together with research and solutions from different parts of the world. The campaign offers safety roadmaps and information and provides an avenue for taking action. Take Back the Tech!
Ranking Digital Rights
Ranking Digital Rights (RDR) works to promote freedom of expression and privacy on the internet by creating global standards and incentives for companies to respect and protect users’ rights. We do this by ranking the world’s most powerful internet, mobile, and telecommunications companies on relevant commitments and policies, based on international human rights standards. We work with companies as well as advocates, researchers, investors, and policymakers to establish and advance global standards for corporate accountability.
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PUSAD is a center for research on religion and democracy, they conduct research on hate speech and political disinformation.